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ERIC Number: ED242354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Working Partnership for 1993: Linking Community Colleges and Business. Conference Summary.(Sacramento, California, May 13, 1983).
Summaries are provided of the presentations, discussions, and major conclusions of a conference convened in May 1983 to develop mechanisms for improving the linkages between industry and community colleges in California. Introductory material offers an overview of the conference's goals, employment training in California, and the role of the community colleges. The next section summarizes the major problem areas and potential solutions that were identified during the conference regarding employment training and vocational education. Next, summaries are presented of the following presentations: "History of Partnerships between Colleges and the Private Sector," by Sam Farr; "Model Programs in the Los Rios Community College District," by David Mertes; "The Governor's Approach to Employment Training in California," by Kirk West; "Exemplary Programs in San Mateo Community College District," by Lois Callahan; "Working Partnership between the Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization and the Community Colleges," by Alan Ewen; "Partnerships between the American Electronics Association and the Community Colleges," by Amy Klausner; "The Role of the Employment Training Panel," by Elinor Glenn; "Overview of Community College-Industry Partnerships in California," by Gerald Hayward; and "Employment Training and the Legislature," by Bill Greene. Finally, informal discussions regarding funding, governance, private sector involvement, use of new technologies, labor market data needs, and curriculum and teaching are summarized. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California